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Ancient Greece was made up of many different forms of government. These different forms ofgovernment include monarchy, aristocracy, tyranny, oligarchy and democracy. Different poleisdidn’t necessarily just follow one type of government, Sparta had elements from many differentforms of government, while Athens was considered the first democracy.A monarchy is a type of government when a person is head of state for life or they can chooseto abdicate or give up their throne. The governing power of the monarch varies by country, insome countries the monarch is just for show or in others they have true political power. Amonarchy will consist of a family, typically the throne is passed down to the eldest male oncethe previous king has passed away or abdicated the throne.Oligarchy is a form of power structure in which power rests with a small number of people.These people may be distinguished by nobility, wealth, education, corporate, religious, political,

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Ancient History, Democracy, Ancient Greece, Monarchy, Different Forms of Government

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